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Working with youths on musicals

Working with youths on musicals [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIC 9-3030Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Swados, Elizabeth.
  • Peters, Michael, 1948-
  • Ipiotis, Celia.
  • Jeff, Kevin.
  • Bush, Jeffrey C.
  • Jubilation (Company)
  • ARC Videodance (Firm)
1 videocassette (U-matic, NTSC) (29 min.) : sd., col.; 3/4 in.
Composer Elizabeth Swados and choreographer Michael Peters recount their recent experiences in working with children and teenagers, respectively on the musical Swing and the music video Beat it, which starred Michael Jackson. They pay tribute to their mentors, Ellen Stewart and Bernice Johnson. Peters reminisces about his experience as a young member of the Alvin Ailey dance company. Swados contrasts working in the nonprofit and commercial spheres. The program is illustrated with several excerpts from Swing. Peters' choreography is represented by excerpts from Beat it, and he is also seen teaching at the Bernice Johnson dance school and in performance. In Profile, Kevin Jeff, the founder/director of Jubilation! Dance Company discusses his career decisions, nonprofit and commercial theater, and working with young dancers. The Jubilation! company is seen in brief excerpts.
Series Statement
Eye on dance, 238
  • Produced by ARC Videodance as part of the television series Eye on dance. Recorded on October 26, 1987 at the studios of WNYC, New York. Telecast on December 3, 1987. Producers: Celia Ipiotis and Jeff Bush. Video director: Richard Sheridan. Program director: Celia Ipiotis. Technical director: Jeff Bush. Host: Celia Ipiotis.
Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3030
Working with youths on musicals [videorecording]
Eye on dance, 238
Local Subject
Television. Working with youths on musicals.
Television. Eye on dance.
Local Subject
Music videos. Beat it.
Musical comedies. Swing.
Child dancers.
Dancers, Teen-age.
Television. Profile.
Added Author
Swados, Elizabeth. Interviewee
Swados, Elizabeth. Composer
Peters, Michael, 1948- Interviewee
Peters, Michael, 1948- choreographer.
Peters, Michael, 1948- dancer.
Ipiotis, Celia. Host. Producer. Director
Jeff, Kevin. Speaker
Bush, Jeffrey C. Producer
Jubilation (Company)
ARC Videodance (Firm)
Research Call Number
*MGZIC 9-3030
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